Pathiri Play Dough

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1 cup white rice flour
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
¼ cup salt
1 teaspoon xanthan gum
2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Place all ingredients in a food processor. With blade running, slowly add ½ cup of boiling water through feed tube until the mixture forms a ball. If dough seems too crumbly, add more water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until dough is soft and firm. Run processor for a few more seconds to knead the dough, then transfer to a mixing bowl. Let cool, then knead until silky for 3-5 minutes. Lightly dust kneading surface with rice flour if necessary. If you don't have a food processor, stir flour with spoon in a mixing bowl while slowly adding boiling water, then knead for 10 minutes. Store tightly sealed. refrigeration when not in use is not  necessary, but will maintain freshness.